Tag Archive: ratings


box%20office%20ratings%20system Box Office: Is the Ratings System Helping or Hurting Movie Ticket Sales?Sundance Selects

Three of the films that opened this weekend provide interesting case studies for whether the ratings system is actually doing its job — that is, protecting kids from seeing content that’s too mature for them while freeing filmmakers to make whatever movies they like without fear of censorship.

There was this weekend’s box office winner, “Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa,” whose R-rating was… Continue reading Box Office: Is the Ratings System Helping or Hurting Movie Ticket Sales?

‘Sleepy Hollow’ ratings see crazy DVR lift

We keep seeing bigger and biggest numbers for how much DVR is boosting TV ratings these days.

But this is the biggest we’ve seen yet this fall: The Sept. 26 second episode of Fox’s Sleepy Hollow grew 71 percent in the ratings. When the next-day ratings were reported after its telecast, Hollow had a 3.1 rating among adults 18-49 — a firmly good number. But now that the seven-day numbers… Continue reading ‘Sleepy Hollow’ ratings see crazy DVR lift

Another week of Breaking Bad, another ratings record.

The AMC crime drama, which should no longer be considered simply a “cult” hit, nabbed a series-best 6.6 million viewers with Sunday night’s penultimate episode, “Granite State.” It achieved this feat against strong competition from the Emmy Awards, at which it claimed the Outstanding Drama Series trophy, NFL action, and the series finale of Dexter. Bad also set a new… Continue reading ‘Breaking Bad’ scores best-ever ratings with penultimate episode

‘Breaking Bad’ ratings set another record

One of the best episodes in Breaking Bad history — if not TV history — was also the show’s most-watched episode ever.

Sunday’s nights stunning “Ozymandias” episode of the AMC series delivered 6.4 million viewers. That number includes 4.1 million adults 18-49. The hour also inspired 604,765 tweets.

The performance tops the show’s recent record-setting season premiere. It also suggests Breaking Bad will likely set another record for its series finale… Continue reading ‘Breaking Bad’ ratings set another record

The rules of engagement suggest you have to, at least, have a ring on the finger in order to say yes when proposed to. Not according to The Real Housewives Of Beverly Hills‘ star Taylor Armstrong.

RadarOnline.com has learned the mother-of-one agreed to marry her fiancé, silver fox John Bluher, in a blaze of publicity… but without the one thing needed to solidify their love — a ring!

“Taylor’s ring is… Continue reading Does This Have The Ring Of A Ratings Ploy? Real Housewife Taylor Armstrong Got Engaged — Without A Sparkler!